2020 Acura MDX Safety Ratings

April 9th, 2020 by

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Both the NHTSA and IIHS awarded a top Acura MDX safety rating, which is just one reason this luxury 3-row crossover SUV appeals so strongly to growing families. A wide range of cutting-edge Acura MDX safety features uses next-generation technology to keep you from harm, then provides exceptional protection in the unlikely event of a collision.

Read on to explore:

  • Acura MDX Safety Ratings
  • Acura MDX Safety Features

NHTSA and IIHS Acura MDX Safety Ratings

At the heart of each MDX sits an ACE (Advanced Compatibility Engineering) body structure that intelligently channels impact energy away from occupants in the event of a collision. It’s no surprise to see the vehicle earning top safety ratings.

  • 5-Star NHTSA Safety Rating: The MDX earned a 5-star overall rating as well as 5 stars in every subtest besides the calculated rollover score, where it earned a 4 star rating.
  • Top IIHS Crashworthiness Scores: The MDX earned a top score of Good in all IIHS crashworthiness segments, including Small Overlap Front: Driver-Side, Moderate Overlap Front, Side, Roof Strength, and Head Restraints & Seats.

Further passive safety systems meant to shield you and your passengers from harm include:

  • Advanced Front Airbags (SRS)
  • Front Side Airbags
  • Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
  • Driver’s Knee Airbag
  • 3-Point Height-Adjustable Front Seat Belts
  • 3-Point Seat Belts (2nd & 3rd Row)
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) Child-Seat Mounting System

2020 Acura MDX Safety Features

The Acura MDX’s crashworthiness is something the vast majority of drivers never need to test. All MDX trim levels come with the following AcuraWatch technologies to keep you aware of danger and act independently to keep you from harm:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW) System
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW) System

Active safety features include:

  • Vehicle Stability Assist® (VSA®) with Traction Control and Motion Adaptive Steering
  • 4-wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
  • Brake Assist
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with Location and Pressure Indicators

The 2020 Acura MDX Delivers First Class Peace of Mind

As noted by The Car Connection: “The 2020 Acura MDX three-row crossover makes all the right moves for family buyers.” You can check out everything from the Acura MDX interior to current specials by visiting your local Chicagoland Acura dealer, so feel free to contact us today for any further advice or assistance.